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Table 2 Anthropometric variables in normal-weight, overweight and obese Chilean children (IOTF criteria)

From: Association between eating behavior scores and obesity in Chilean children

  Girls Boys
  Normal-weight
(n = 67)
Overweight
(n = 24)
Obesity
(n = 56)
Normal-weight
(n = 57)
Overweight
(n = 20)
Obesity
(n = 70)
Age (years) 10.6 ± 1.4 9.4 ± 1.4 8.9 ± 1.7 10.6 ± 1.4 9.9 ± 1.4 9.3 ± 1.7
BMI Z-score -0.1 ± 0.6 1.9 ± 0.9 3.7 ± 0.9 -0.1 ± 0.7 2.6 ± 0.9 4.6 ± 1.4
Weight Z-score -0.4 ± 0.8 1.3 ± 0.5 2.2 ± 0.4 -0.4 ± 0.9 1.6 ± 0.5 2.4 ± 0.4
Height Z-score -0.01 ± 0.3 0.2 ± 0.9 0.6 ± 0.7 -0.3 ± 0.9 0.4 ± 0.9 0.9 ± 0.9
Waist-to-height ratio 0.4 ± 0.03 0.5 ± 0.03 0.6 ± 0.04 0.5 ± 0.03 0.6 ± 0.03 0.6 ± 0.04
  1. Results are expressed as the means ± SD.